Design Manager


At the FKG Group we build excellence. Excellence in our people, our services and our communities. Excellence through our commitment to providing creative yet practical solutions, to building meaningful relationships and performing beyond expectations.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced Design Manager to join our “One FKG” team. Based in Brisbane, working closely with our Senior Design Manager – Defence and reporting to the Lead Design Manager, the successful candidates will focus on client relations, value engineering to ensure alignment of the design to the client brief, authority requirements, and contract conditions for our defence projects.

To be successful, candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Design, Construction Management or Architecture;
  • 3 – 5 years practical experience in design management processes for commercial construction projects, with exposure to defence projects;
  • Strong grasp of buildability and construction parameters in the general construction industry;
  • Ability to understand and interpret drawings and design documentation;
  • Excellent computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office;
  • An exceptional level of verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Highly developed organisational, time management and prioritisation skills; and
  • Experience in contract management is advantageous.

In return, the successful candidate will join a group that is committed to building our operations and developing a professional and proficient team who are committed to leading the way in our industry. FKG are genuinely dedicated to our employee’s development and wellbeing and offer competitive salary packages and exciting employee benefits to enhance the employment experience.

If you would like an opportunity to be a part of a truly family oriented and professional organisation, please send your cover letter and CV outlining your experience today!

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If you are looking to become a member of a team committed to performing beyond expectations speak with our Human Resource team by calling (07) 4620 0500.

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